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Old Swiss House

Travellers' Choice award winner
German, Swiss, European, Central European
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Loewenplatz 4, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
+41 41 410 61 71
Tue - Sun 12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Geneva, Switzerland
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I loved this escalope panée that they cook it on your table. Well, its very touristic though but really delicious and cozy "classy" atmosphere, my wife took the chicken mushrooms was great too. The place you really won't be disappointed to eat there but its a little expensive as most of Swiss restaurants! Bon appétit!

Thank akram a
Lucerne, Switzerland
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

it is a miracle that on this very expensive spot you can still admire and enjoy an old traditional swiss house with traditional swiss food on a high level.The cosy wooden inside, the old glasswindows, the silverware, the porcellaine, the old pictures and the very well trained staff in a kind of "Dirndl/Tracht" will bring you back into another century.... More 

Thank christinesV5192IM
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is very very salty, I ordered Lobster pasta and lobster soup, both are unacceptable salty. Famous Chocolate mousse is also so so, not rich in Chocolate

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The great menu, the tasty meals, the local cuisine, the friendly staff, unforgettable memories, I recommend it

Thank Igor L
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A really classy old fashioned restaurant experience. Food was ok - the speciality of Schnitzel wasn't completely to my taste but others seemed to enjoy. Wine was quite good. Overall it seemed expensive for what it was ... but this is Switzerland...

Thank DevonBoy75
Groveport, Ohio
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We came upon this by accident and surprised it wasn't mentioned in our tour :( but it was so beautiful!

Thank PriscillaAParsley
East Lansing, MI
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64 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

With last minute reservations, we were seated in an ante-room , the only diners there. The main dining room would have been more fun but it was quiet and intimate. The food was excellent.

Thank Ruth S
Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

My parents ate here 5 years ago and desperately wanted to to share the experience with us as a family. It was superb! It is not cheap by any means but you pay for the experience & it is worth it hands down! Try the Weiner Schnitzel as they cook it right in front of you! The veal is also... More 

Thank Katey L
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We ate here on a Sunday for lunch and enjoyed our experience. The service was impeccable and the classic dishes were executed perfectly. I ordered the boiled brisket with creamed spinach and my husband got the schnitzel, which was prepared table side. While my dish sounds boring, it is the classic Austrian dish of Tafelspitz and it was incredible! We... More 

Thank PDXPdx
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5 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

After doing some research of good restaurants in Lucerne, I brought my family of 6 to Old Swiss House at about 4pm for a late lunch as we had a heavy breakfast. Firstly, when we stepped into the beautifully decorated restaurant, the waitress didn't even simile or greet us. We felt as if she didn't welcome us. Secondly, after placing... More 

Thank belle_oh

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 25
German, Swiss, European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Loewenplatz 4, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne
  • Phone Number: +41 41 410 61 71

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?